mangosteen

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch mangosteen (mangosteen), from Malay mangustan, variant of manggis.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈmæŋɡəstiːn/

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mangosteen (plural mangosteens)

  1. A tropical fruit of the tree genus Garcinia.
    1. (more specifically) A tropical fruit of the tree Garcinia mangostana.
  2. The tree on which the fruit grows.

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